Recording: An Introduction to Acquisition Innovation Essentials

Feb 13, 2020
Presented in Partnership with Bunker Labs Bunker Labs is a national network of veteran and milspouse entrepreneurs dedicated to helping the military-connected community start their own business. We are committed to seeing that every entrepreneur in the military-connected community has the network,...

Acquisition Innovation Essentials

Feb 11, 2020
Sponsored by the Leatherstocking Chapter As commercial technologies are rapidly changing, so too are the methods by which federal agencies have sought to frame, solicit, and award contracts for them. Acquisition Innovation, as a movement, is implementing creative approaches to requirements...

Recording: How to Find Emerging Tech Suppliers

Feb 6, 2020
As new technologies like artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality, and unmanned aerial vehicles disrupt every industry more quickly than ever before, forward-thinking government leaders know that it’s important for them to stay ahead of the curve, too. But with limited resources, how...

Think Differently: Cybersecurity and the Adaptive Acquisition Framework

Feb 5, 2020
DAU and NavalX are hosting a discussion exploring three angles on why and how we can think differently about cybersecurity risk. The Adaptive Acquisition Framework (AAF) prompts us to think differently about the acquisition process. While there are different pathways to consider for an...

FEI Conference on Government Business

Feb 4, 2020
This one-day program will connect attendees with thought leaders who’ll provide updates, and insights focused on government contracting, cost accounting standards and business systems regulations, presented by FEI’s Committee on Government Business. Build your network and engage with other...

A Look at the Cyber Supplier Landscape

Jan 23, 2020
As governments seek proven and innovative solutions to address a myriad of cyber threats, they are looking to potential partners, from larger, global companies to emerging companies and startups, for solutions and advice. But how can you examine this emerging market to quickly identify the...

Procurement Strategies for Technology Insertion at the Speed of Relevance

Jan 8, 2020
Commercial technology is evolving at ever-increasing speeds. Come learn about how the Government is taping into this market. Some topics to be covered during this workshop are: Streamlined Procurement Processes and Contract Types OTAs and Consortiums Traditional Contractors and Non Traditional...

DEF San Diego Drink & Think

Jan 7, 2020
The mission of the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum is to inspire, connect and empower people by convening events, forging partnerships and delivering tangible solutions. We do this in order to promote a culture of innovation in the U.S. national security community. We are united in this purpose through...

Buying artificial intelligence – a guide from the WEF

Aug 13, 2020
As part of the World Economic Forum’s ‘Shaping the Future of Technology Governance: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Platform’ project, the WEF is co-designing guidelines for the responsible and effective procurement of artificial intelligence by governments to better meet the...

What are the procurement lessons from the coronavirus pandemic?

Aug 13, 2020
PSF welcomes this guest article from Romy Hughes, director at Brightman. In the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic there was a sense of determination and “Blitz spirit” as the UK pulled together to beat the virus. We were painting rainbows on our windows, applauding our heroes and...